The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in East Sussex with a requirement for Validation skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Validation over the 3 months to 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Validation
South East / East Sussex
Rank 34 36 35
Rank change year-on-year +2 -1  
Contract jobs citing Validation 1 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in East Sussex 0.48% 1.37% 2.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.57% 1.73% 2.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 2
Median daily rate £488 £285 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +71.05% -27.38%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £350 £375
% change year-on-year +17.14% -6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.50 £38.00 £34.50
% change year-on-year -3.94% +10.14%  

Validation is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in East Sussex with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
East Sussex
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 175 231 273
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in East Sussex 83.33% 78.84% 87.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 164 144
Median daily rate £395 £342 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.49% -14.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £250 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £480 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 19
Median hourly rate £11.00 £28.75 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -61.73% -15.44%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.09% +29.16%  

Validation
Job Vacancy Trend in East Sussex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in East Sussex citing Validation as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Validation in East Sussex

Validation
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in East Sussex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Validation in East Sussex.

Contractor daily rate trend for Validation in East Sussex

Validation
Contract Job Locations in East Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Validation within the East Sussex region over the 3 months to 25 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hove +1 1 £488 +42.54%
Validation
South East

Validation
Top 26 Related IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Validation also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the East Sussex region with a requirement for Validation.

1 2 (66.67%) Linux
1 2 (66.67%) Test Strategy
1 2 (66.67%) C++
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) JUnit
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) C
2 1 (33.33%) Build Automation
2 1 (33.33%) Coaching
2 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) HP Fortify
2 1 (33.33%) Veracode
2 1 (33.33%) Feasibility Study
2 1 (33.33%) Ethernet
2 1 (33.33%) Code Coverage
2 1 (33.33%) JMeter
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (33.33%) CppUnit
2 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 1 (33.33%) Coverity

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in East Sussex by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Ethernet
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) CppUnit
1 1 (33.33%) JMeter
1 1 (33.33%) JUnit
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Business Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) C++ Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Embedded C++ Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Embedded Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Embedded Linux Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Linux Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Software Test Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Test Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Test Strategy
2 1 (33.33%) Build Automation
2 1 (33.33%) Coaching
2 1 (33.33%) Code Coverage
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (33.33%) Feasibility Study
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C++
2 1 (33.33%) C
2 1 (33.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) HP Fortify
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Coverity
1 1 (33.33%) Veracode